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with wells fargo today to award 20 education grants. >> starting at shortstop number 35 brandon crawford. >> >> crawford took the podium this morning in front of dozens of students and adults from bay area schools. they will share $75,000 in new funding. >> grant programs like these. our employees to give back to the education and programs. take advantage of the ability to get an education and work hard to pursuit a dream. >>> crawford grew up in pleasanton and says his school teacher/mother thought him to always value his education. >>> coming up in five minutes. >> it's something every parent may want to know. how to raise your child's iq. >> the simple steps you can take which may be able to do just that. >>> and later the report card is in and california gets a d. >> and our system definitely needs to be more consistent, coherent. >> the shortcoming that may be leaving new teachers unprepared. >>> why the disturbing unsolved murder of this elderly bay area commuter is making headlines again. >>> breaking news happening right now in oak land. -- oakland. we are just getting word of a
this morning that included a big change for education. >> reporter: this state of the state address was unlike others. there were no calls for deep cuts but that is not to say the governor didn't put forth a challenging agenda. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: governor jerry brown's speech was in a word optimistic. >> california is back. budget is balanced and we are on the move. let's get it done. thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: he called to build a rainy day fund and to support major products. and california's high-speed rail. on higher education, money must be saved. >> tuition increases are not the answer. i am not going to let the students become the finance ears. >> reporter: it is the proposal for k-12 that is the biggest change, shifting money to schools with poor students. >> equal treatment for children in unequal situations is not justice. >> the idea of giving them more resources is the right direction. >> the battle lines may not be political. she says the governor's plan would benefit schools in her district. >> that will not be a fight between republicans an
of the board of education said you were right. we were doing nothing more than these whites than the whites did to us when they had power. >>> we remember rosa parks and her small act that became an enormous symbol in her fight during civil rights. >>> if dr. martin luther king jr. was the father of civil rights, rosa parks is considered its mother. she clarified for the nation the symbol of equality in one simple act. when parks died in 2005 bob mackenzie had this look back at her life. >> reporter: a tiny whisp of a woman but with backbone that would not quit. even as a frail old lady, she still had the presence of a woman who turned an incident into a historic moment. 10 years ago rosa parks came to the bay area to speak at san francisco state. she talked with ktvu's rob roth about that day now 50 years ago when she got on a bus in montgomery alabama after a hard day's work as a seamstress. she and three other black people sat down in the middle of bus where blacks could sit, but would have to leave if a white person wanted the seat. >> it had always bothered me and i think others too. but s
will be built. the temporary amphitheater will be used for concert, educational shows and televised viewing of the race. >> this will be the seating area. >> reporter: the staff took us into the construction zone. >> all of ceremonies will be here at america's cup pavilion so plenty of chances to meet those teams. >> reporter: and along with the sailing the america cup concert series will bring top international stars to the water front. today they announced sting will kick off the series. giving nonsailing fans a reason to come down. >> bring people like this kind of thing so it will be good. >> having entertainment to go along with the sport just adds to adds to the festive atmosphere. >> the temporary pavilion is scheduled to be completed mid- may. and the concert series will continue into september. reporting live from san francisco tonight, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> happening now the city council hearing from google about the search giant's expanse. google opens property in the city. tonight the company showing elected officials how they plan to handle a spike in photographic. >> in tr
agrees. >> there is a division if we just grant citizenship to just doctors or highly educated individuals and not working class folks. that does create a division. >> reporter: the silicon valley leadership group also agrees and plans to push for overall immigration reform when high- tech ceos meet with ongoingal leaders in washington, d.c. february 4 and 5. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the organization that already adopted a controversial crime-fighting policy. >> when we stop, we always have probable cause. >> why they say it's an acceptable practice. >>> preparing for a safe super bowl celebration. >> we're going to keep the safety of our city as the no. 1 priority. >> the plan to prevent chaotic scenes like this one from happening again. >>> a local art gallery set on fire. hear why it was done on purpose. >>> police say a woman has died after being shot inside a home in east san jose this afternoon. a spokesperson says emt's were called near south king road just after 1:30. the woman had at least one gunshot wound and ended up dying later at the hospital. polic
for the way education is funds and spending billions on water through that, and the governor called on moving ahead on high speed rail, all this while saying law makers must still be prudent in the future. >> the governor is right. we need to focus on a rainy day fund. we need for focus on paying down debt. >> while he talks fiscal restraint, he talks about the volatility of the budget he just pushed a system of taxs that will make our system this much more volatile. >> the governor pointed out tenuous this balanced budget is. for example decisions by the federal government on healthcare could cost the state of california billions of dollars extra, threatening those surpluses. this evening we will have more on his speech, his plans and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most of it centered in this area behind me. the headquarters of the california air national guard 129th rescue wing.
them an advantage. the u.s. department of education sent letters to a student today saying a disabled student must be able to play sports, some changes they could make to level the playing field include a visual cue along with a pistol to allow that or waving the two hand touch rule so a one armed swimmer can compete. after being on the olympics she said it was a challenge to be on her high school team. >> people in high school no longer have to fight to be involved. it never should have been like that. >> officials received complaints from parent whose have children who have disabilities, much more later today, jacqueline fell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you very much. >>> the big game between the niners and ravens is just days away but some officials are hoping bars hold back on serving hard booze that day. paul chambers explains why. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee and other city officials say they want to reduce or eliminate any potential problems after the super bowl so the mayor is asking bars that sell hard liquor to help out. >> suggest that they serve than heavy al
. it's a nonprofit education group here in the bayview district of san francisco. the mayor this morning was optimistic about san francisco's future. >> my fellow san franciscans, i would submit to you on these facts alone, the state of our great city and county of san francisco is vital. it's resurgent and it's strong. [ applause ] >> reporter: mayor lee pointed to a balanced budget and the creation of thousands of new jobs in san francisco during his state of the city speech thisern mooing -- city speech this morning. he also talked a lot about the biotech industry. he says he knows the economic recovery has not become a reality for many in san francisco, especially low- income residents and called for more affordable housing so people are not priced out of the city. he also criticized san francisco's public housing system announcing today a partnership with h.u.d. to make changes. >> no more poverty housing that traps generation after generation in socially, racially and economically isolated complexes. i'm open to every one of their recommendations to reininvent the gov
the u.s. department of education shows the high school education rate in the united states is the highest in almost 40 years. 78% of students are finishing on time. that's the best number since 1976. but 20% are not able to finish high school in four years. in california 405,000 students graduated in 2010 and almost 93,000 dropped out. the california drop out rate of 5% is higher than the national average. >>> sacramento mayor kevin johnson has one last chance to keep the sacramento kings from leaving town. the nba has confirmed that the maloof brothers have agreed to sell the kings to a seattle based investment group. sacramento has just a couple of months to make a counter offer before the nba meeting and signs off on the deal. they also plan to reinstate seattle super sonics. >>> we've been hanging on to the house i guess for probably going on two years now wanting to sell. >> a big shift in the bay area real estate market. >> but first we'll go back to the nation's capital. the key difference between today's inauguration compared to four years ago. mmmma choice of 6 ski
to the the slain leader. ktvu news. >>> a new report from the u.s. department of education shows the high school education rate in the united states is the highest in almost 40 years. 78% of students are finishing on time. that's the best number since 1976. but 20% are not able to finish high school in four years. in california 405,000 students graduated in 2010 and almost 93,000 dropped out. the california drop out rate of 5% is higher than the national average. >>> sacramento mayor kevin johnson has one last chance to keep the sacramento kings from leaving town. the nba has confirmed that the maloof brothers have agreed to sell the kings to a seattle based investment group. sacramento has just a couple of months to make a counter offer before the nba meeting and signs off on the deal. they also plan to reinstate seattle super sonics. >>> we've been hanging on to the house i guess for probably going on two years now wanting to sell. >> a big shift in the bay area real estate there is no mass produced human. so we created the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. a collection of i
is expected to cover education funding upgrading the state's infrastructure. we are live from the state capitol. >> reporter: good morning. yes, today's state of the state will be a whole lot different than the state of the state address last year. remember that last year the governor was in a full court press all year to try to convince voters to approve a tax hike to deal with california's bumming. well, he successfully succeeded in doing that. so now his clout couldn't be lier and today we expect him to outline his vision on other issues beyond what last year was which was all about taxes and that's going to include as you said education, a big one. he is going to reveal a plan we expect that will offer more money and resources to poorer schools or those student who are more in need than others and also to address public universities to try to compel them to cut costs to students as well as making courses more prevalent online. infrastructure is another big one as he is expected to push for high speed rail and to talk act water issues and trying to build two massive tunnels to move w
students can complete and transfer their education. last year they found a number of problems with the colleges structure and finance and they will have a certain amount of time to issue their information and final ruling could come soon. >>> phillip stole $1,700 from a bank of america branch and he is charged with burglary and both are felonies. he has pled not guilty and court records indicate problems. >>> there are rough waves after several people had to be rescued in just three days. the latest rescue shows a surfer with few problems had to be rescued. he got tired and climbed up on to the rock while his friend called for help. when rescue teams arrived, his friend climbed off the rock and had to be brought back to shore. >> also know your skill level because the waves have been rough. >> it kept rescue teams very busy and on saturday and sunday they had record rescues and they are expected tobies i again today -- expected to be busy again today. >>> there is a lot of slow traffic, let's start with the bay bridge and we had an earlier problem getting into the city. if you
and review the information and hear what people have to say and i will make an educated decision. >> members of the police commission will hold two more meetings with the subcommittee and they will make a recommendation to the full commission and they will then vote. >>> military investigators have cleared general steven allen the top commander of misconduct. the inspector general examined e-mails between the social person and jill kelly. the examination for the supreme commander was put on hold because of the investigation of e-mails. no word on if the nomination will go forward. >>> and the national guard will go forward for a tour overseas. the members of the rescue wing will take off from moffett field. they are headed to africa for primary training. they will be able to perform searches anywhere in the world. >>> it was damaged when an empty oil tanker grazed it while heading out to sea in dense fog. we headed out to get up close pictures of the repair job. this job will cost $3 million which is roughly the same cost of the other bridge five years ago and this time like last time the sh
and after deep cuts and budgets, they are expected to talk about more for public education. it could be the beginning of his legacy and we will carry his speech on www.ktvu.com. >>> kerry will appear before the senate foreign relations committee starting at 7:00 this morning. >>> today secretary of state hillary rodham clinton will announce a launch of a 100,000 strong foundation as an independent department supported by corporations the 100,000 strong foundation has a goal of having 100,000 american students studying in china by 2014. >>> sony has been ordered to pay nearly $400,000 in fines for not having adequate security to keep hackers from getting into the network. that put millions of users' personal information and birth dates and passwords were put at risk. >>> peter robins pled not guilty to nine felony counts in a san diego courtroom. he repeatedly threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend. >> she said he would continue to hit the dog until he agreed to go with him. >> he was nine when he was used as the voice of charlie brown. he was replaced at nine years old when his voice
services, higher education we will do that. >> reporter: some of the governor's proposals face a fight, shifting money away to poor schools. at 6:00 p.m., why that proposal could blur the battle lines. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> governor jerry brown said today, the governor promised to travel to china during a visit to california. governor jerrygovernor jerry brown's delegation will include gift business, and policy leaders. they leave april 8 and will promote clean energy, california products and tourism. >>> felon sentenced today in connection with a shooting and sexual assault at the occupy oakland encampment. he agreed to a plea deal, he pleaded no contest to four felonies. being an accessory to a shooting near the occupy oakland encampment in 2000 and being involved in a sexual assault 5 days later. >>> mayor ed lee was asked about how he felt about oakland's decision to hire william bratton. mayor ed lee said he is surprised he is talking about the police procedures he will suggest for oakland. >> i was surprised that former chief bratton talked about it. but i think
school in connecticut, which left 20 children and six educators dead. >>> in advertising banner meant to promote discount haircuts ended up cutting power to thousands of san francisco customers today when it fell from the sky and landed on some pg&e lines. here you can see the banner dangling from the power lines. witnesses say they saw it fall from the back of a small plane and land on the liens around noon. that normally busy intersection was shut down while crews dealt with the situation. >> i saw the plane banner carrying the plane circling. and the banner kind of flailing and drifting. >> power has been restored now to all of the customers affected in the south of market and china basin areas. >>> a veteran oakland police officer shot while on duty last night is expected to fully recover. police say the officer was respond a car crash at the intersection of east 12th and 48th avenue in the fruitvale district. as officers arrived on scene, one of drivers ran off. when they went to investigate they say a suspect opened fire. the officer was hit in the leg, but still chased the qu
education secretary orrin duncan and actress kathleen turner. about a hundred residents of newtown took part in the march. organizers say it was the mass shooting there that left 20 school children dead that prompted them to act. >>> not everyone agreed with the marchers. a small group of gun rights supporters staged a counter protest. they held signs dekraaiing proposed new gun control laws. one protester said, quote, without armed citizens, this country wouldn't exist. >>> police holding a gun buyback in seattle were surprised when someone turned in a surface to aramis ill launcher. police say the russian-made missile is not operable. it was among hundreds of guns turned in today. so many people showed up that police had to end it early when the supply of gift cards ran out. >>> in oakland, veteran police officer shot while on duty last night is expected to recover. police say the officer was responding to a car crash at the intersection of east 12th street and 48th avenue in the fruitvale district. when officers arrived on the scene, one of the drivers ran off. police heard gunshots and w
. i'm gonna makage educated decision -- make an educated decision. >> members will hold two more meetings. the subcommittee will make a recommendation to vote. >>> gun sales in san francisco are expected to keep rising in response to the recent gun control -- gun control proposals. right now, a person living in san francisco can travel to the peninsula or elsewhere in the state to buy a weapon. that purchase will be recorded in that city but there will be no official record of the gun coming into san francisco. there are several other loopholes as well. mike thompson will head up a hearing. he believes a second amendment should be protected. but he says there's room for changes in gun policies to rece gun violence. he says those required background checks and he supports strictly penalties for those who buy guns for those who cannot get them otherwise. >>> the nra executive vice president spoke to a group of supporters in reno, nevada last night and took issue with president obama for saying americans shouldn't mistake absolutism for principle. >> barack obama is saying that the
educated pallets. they made off with some expensive wines. the owner discovered the theft and a broken window when he arrived at work monday morning. sheriff's investigators say the missing wine is worth thousands of dollars. and people in saratoga were surprised by what happened. >> everyone enjoys the village and nobody has feelings about being threatened or safety or anything like that. i suppose, if there's a crime in saratoga, it would probably be something like wine or jewelry. >> it's a beautiful community. pretty shocking. >> a wine list on the restaurant's website lists some bottles priced at several thousand dollars and a few that even go for five figures. >>> we have an update about a home invasion robbery in san jose. police have now recovered the two vehicles stolen during that robbery. sheriff's officials pulled the toyota highlander out of the reservoir today. just last night, the chp found a toyota camry abandoned near gilroy. those cars were stolen monday night from a home. police say several armed men burst in, tied up two people, and made off with jewelry and the car
a proposed tunnel to ship water. other topics include education reform, and high speed rail. you can watch the governor's address here on ktvu. it's set to start at 9:00 tomorrow morning. if you are away from your tv, we will be streaming it, on all of our mobile platforms. >>> apple's ceo talks about record revenues today, but warns about a challenging future. >> i just told you about the rainfall around the bay area today. coming up, i'm tracking how much more you can expect on your morning commute. >> but first, right after the break, making music history right here in the bay area. the red carpet event that brought out some big names. >>> new at 10:00, some big names, including a famous tv star were at the opening of the jazz center. >> reporter: bill cosby is that big name you mentioned. he's the emcee tonight. you can see the concert still going on strong tonight. it will be a home to jazz for years to come. the lights and cameras are ready. all the action tonight is at the new sf jazz center. >> this is the first big night for us. we opened on martin luther king jr. day monday, the
in the appropriate ways whether it be health and human services or education. we will of course do that. reporter>> governor brown says building a rainy day fund is key because our surplus could be wiped out by decisions made by the federal government on health care for example. which could cost our state billions of the dollars. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and at ktvu.com we posted more video of the governor's state of state address. look for the video player right there on our home page. >>> the district attorney has decided she will not bring charges against senior officials at a state park's department for hiding millions of the dollars in state funds. a report from california's attorney general accused state park officials of keeping a secret slush fund even as they threatened to close seven state parks because of funds. camela harris forwarded the report to the d. a however the d.a.'s office now says it would be difficult to prove wrong doing plus the money was never spent and nobody profited from the scream. >>> i've seen him some where. >> ktvu shows you the ske
whether it be health and human services or education. we will of course do that. reporter>> governor brown says building a rainy day fund is key because our surplus could be wiped out by decisions made by the federal government on health care for example. which could cost our state billions of the dollars. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and at ktvu.com we posted more video of the governor's state of state address. look for the video player right there on our home page. >>> the district attorney has decided she will not bring charges against senior officials at a state park's department for hiding millions of the dollars in state funds. a report from california's attorney general accused state park officials of keeping a secret slush fund even as they threatened to close seven state parks because of funds. camela harris forwarded the report to the d. a however the d.a.'s office now says it would be difficult to prove wrong doing plus the money was never spent and nobody profited from the scream. >>> i've seen him some where. >> ktvu shows you the sketch of an attempt
changes in school sports programs following an order that will be issued today. the u.s. education department will tell schools they must give students with disabilities a fair shot to play on a traditional school sports team. that would be required to make what the directive calls reasonable modifications for students with disabilities or create new leagues for special need students. >>> minority groups are trying to block new york city controversial soda ban from taking effect in march. city officials say limiting the sale of sugary drinks over 60- ounces will help fight obesity. but they argue small and minority owned businesses will be effected. critics argue the ban should have been put into a vote instead of being approved bring the bloomberg opponented health board. >>> this morning a battle continues over an oyster form. the operator of drakes bay oyster farm is suing to operate in the estuary. >>> sal is checking in on lafayette. how is the commute? >> not too bad. we've been looking at walnut creek lafayette. orinda, contra costa county in general. it's moving along very
in school sports programs following an order that would be issued today. the u.s. education department will tell schools they must give students with disabilities a fair shot to play on a traditional school sports team. they will be required to make what the directive calls reasonable modification for students with disabilities or create new leagues. so far there is no deadline on when the schools must comply. >>> a new strain of norovirus is spending here in the united states. the center for disease control says the so-called sydney norovirus strain from australia has caused outbreaks here. symptoms include vomiting, other flu like symptoms. washing your hands can help. >>> it looks like senior officials have tonged a big bullet. the district attorney has announced charges won't be tiled after allegations they hid millions of dollars in state funds. the funding scandal came as the state threatened to close 70 parks because of budget cuts. but the da office said it would be hard to prove any criminal wrong doing. >>> time is 5:15. football fans are talking about two brothers both head
such as towels, razors, deodorant and soaps. >>> the alameda education association today declared an impasse in its negotiations with the alameda unified school district. the union is now asking a state mediator to step in. this comes one day after district officials offered a 2% raise the teachers are asking for a 4-1/2% raise. >>> now to vallejo where a catholic high school has been rocked by a hazing scandal. the head football coach has been fired and five students have been expelled. >> reporter: as classes let out at st. vincent's high school students flooded the parking lot to catch a ride home. the school announced that chris cerbone was fired because five of his players harassed six younger players with their uncovered gentiles. one parent didn't want to show his face. >> it's kind of disturbing obviously. but you know we know it goes on but i'm glad it's reached out to a lot of people. >> reporter: school officials would share few details but did confirm this was a pattern of behavior that continued throughout last season. >> they were expelled because the school has a very strict p
in the oakland school district and in santa cruz. food core is a decision of aimer corp. its goal is to educate chirp about nutrition. >>> michael bloomberg has donated about $1 billion to his alma mater. $100million of that donation is earmarked for financial aid for students in need. according to the university, bloomberg is believed to be the first person to ever reach the $1 billion level of giving to a single u.s. institution of higher education. >>> former republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is urging his party to stay unitied. he spoke to a group of conservatives yesterday in washington. he told the crowd they must stick agent together and pick their fights against president obama during his second term. he is calling obama care 13,000 pages of regulations. >> sometimes we will have to reject the president's proposals. that time might come more than once. and sometimes we'll have to make them better. the president will bait us. he will portray us as cruel and unruling. >> the wisconsin congressman is positioning himself for a possible run for the white house in 2016. the par
've spoken so many places. trying to educate the world on why our fire happened and let's learn from it and never make sure it happened again. and dittied. >> she suffered severe burns at the nation nightclub. her fiance was one of the 100 victims that died. that fire was also caused by pyrotechnics. >>> key senators in washington are laying out their tragedy to reform immigration. as kyla campbell reports both republicannest and democrats have a plan for the 11 million illegal immigrants in the united states. kyla. >> reporter: one of the biggest debates with immigration reform is to whether or not help those that that are here illegally to become citizens. aup of senators from both parties also wants to use immigration reforto boost our economy. when it comes to immigrants getting -- they do not take the jobs of u.s. citizens and want to hold employers accountable if they hire illegal immigrants. they will get support on capitol hill. even in the republican cold house. they on 70% of the latino vote. >> i'm cautiously optimistic. i see the right spirit. i see things that were once
sports programs following an order that will be issued today. the united states education department will tell schools that they have to give students with disabilities a fair shot to play on a traditional school sports team. the schools would be required to make what they call reasonable changes for student s with disabilities or create new leagues for them. >> think it's a great idea. i don't know how the money situation is but it's a good idea. >> we need to spend more money on schools and funding of kids with disabilities. it's support we get them in the schools. >> so far there is no deadline on when the school has to comply in the order. >> driving in the fast lane could mean flying in the sky in the future just like in the jetsons. a group is one step closer to creating a car that flies. it is now being tested in wind tunnels and would be the first to come from the new joint venture. it is designed for short distance, low level flight and street driving at around 30- milance hour. the company has put up $80 million to turn it into reality. >> that would be a whole differ
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